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Looking back, looking forward

Year in review: Angular in 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s good to stop and take a look at how things have gone over the past twelve months. Today, we’re looking at Angular: what happened this year and what’s next for our favorite framework.

Interview with Quentin Adam, CEO of Clever Cloud | DevOpsCon 2017

Token-based authentication in microservices: “You are locking the defenders out of the castle”

Microservices are all the rage now but this doesn’t mean they are a silver bullet. When you go down the microservices path you should expect to encounter several problems. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Quentin Adam, CEO of Clever Cloud to talk about how tokens fit into the microservices ecosystem, when and why it’s better to transform a monolith into microservices and more.

Business as usual

Angular 5 is here

Version 5.0.0 of Angular, pentagonal-donut is here! This major release contains an abundance of new features and bugfixes; its aim is to continue the Angular team’s focus on making it smaller, faster, and easier to use. But even though we’re still in awe of the release, it’s business as usual for the Angular team.

DevOpsCon 2017

Top tips to keep Docker running securely in production

Security is one of the core issues when creating a production environment. Particularly when using the Docker ecosystem in general and Docker Swarm in particular, the question arises of how to secure the development process. In his session at the DevOpsCon 2017 in Berlin, Gianluca Arbezzano, software engineer at InfluxData, gives important tips on setting up a production environment, immutability, and security concepts for dockers.

Interview with Tracy Miranda, founder and CEO of Kichwa Coders

The Future of IDEs

What tools will you be using to develop code ten years from now? JAXenter editor Hartmut Schlosser caught up with Tracy Miranda at JAX London 2017 to chat about the future of IDEs, the language server protocol, and more.

Interview with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger

“You could think of Hyperledger Fabric kind of like an Apache Web Server”

“We want the [Hyperledger] technologies to be easier to install, easier to use, easier to climb the learning curve with.” JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger at JAX London 2017 to talk about frameworks like Hyperledger Fabric and Indy, what’s next for this open source collaborative effort, how to make blockchain more digestible and more.

Interview with Sumanas Sarma and Rob Hinds

“Machine learning tends to have a Python flavor because it’s more user friendly than Java”

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are all the rage right now. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Sumanas Sarma and Rob Hinds at JAX London 2017 to talk about engineering best practices that can be applied to ML, their favorite programming languages and libraries for machine learning, and when it’s wise to jump on the ML bandwagon.